Today's News

  • Sports beat

    Local runners dominate
    Rod Run 5K
    The top three runners in both the women’s and men’s divisions were all Harrison County residents in the Rod Run 5K that was held on Saturday.  The race, with all proceeds going to the Refuge for Women, had 121 participants who ran from Bullard to Southern States and back. Kathy Brown of Cedar Ridge Health Campus was the race director and from all accounts did a wonderful job in her first year.
    There were 14 divisions for both female and male participants so there were a lot of winners.  

  • McConnell warns about federal war on Ky.’s coal


    The so-called War on Coal being waged by Washington leadership is costing jobs in eastern Kentucky and could compromise the Bluegrass state’s ability to attract new industry, said Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell during his recent tour through Harrison County last Wednesday afternoon.

  • Bridge Spans

    He grew up just a stone’s throw away from a bridge named in his honor.

    When a truly appreciative Joe B. Hall took the podium last Friday, he said any other bridge named after him would not have held the same meaning.

    With his trademark rolled program in hand, Hall told about growing up on North Church Street.

  • A legislative perspective on the Kentucky General Assembly

    FRANKFORT – Every decade, not long after the Census updates us on population changes across the country, all state governments are called upon to re-draw geographic boundaries for many of their elected offices.

  • Maysville Community College
  • KFC grants awarded

    Mike, Teresa, Charlie, and Nichole Davis of KFC of Cynthiana, announce that two employees, Jordan Humphries and Marie Otero, of this franchise have received the REACH-KFC Foundation Grant.  
    KFC Foundation is a charitable organization inspired by the legacy of Col. Harland Sanders to promote his belief in integrity, determination, passion and giving back to one’s community.  

  • Commissioners praise Rod Run committee's success

    Huge success doesn’t even begin to cover what organizers deemed the second annual Cynthiana Rod Run.

    Jerry Adams, president of the Rod Run Committee, told Cynthiana City Commissioners Tuesday that over 1,200 cars were on display and over 10,000 spectators milled through town spending money at local businesses and restaurants.

  • Court considers problems with gas pipeline and eminent domain


    Though no one is sure that a natural gas pipeline will even go through Harrison County, Judge Executive Alex Barnett suggested that fiscal court members adopt a resolution that declares their opposition to land acquisition for the pipeline through eminent domain.

  • Rod Run Caused Best Traffic Jam Ever

    We can’t speak for the people who were just passing through Cynthiana on Main Street last Saturday, but in our opinion, the Cynthiana Rod Run caused one of the best traffic jams in the history of downtown.

    In fact, if families had any sense at all, they would have simply found an open space to park and joined in the festivities.

  • Academic briefs

    The National Society of High School Scholars (NSHSS) announce Harrison County High School student Dora Wagner of Cynthiana, has been selected to become a member of the esteemed organization. The Society recognizes top scholars who have demonstrated outstanding leadership, scholarship and community commitment. The announcement was made by NSHSS Founder and Chairman Claes Nobel, a senior membr of the family that established the Nobel Prizes.